ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ALLAN MWENYA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
Lusaka Apex Medical University | Lusaka, Zambia | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2
" Knowledge and guidance. I, on my own, have ideas but I do not know how to fully implement them but I know, a fellowship such as this one, will equip me with necessary knowledge and guidance to fulfill my place in this great big world; that is, to play a role in changing the narrative of HIV infections in my country. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Saving Life Zambia
To reduce the risk of vertical transmission of HIV from infected mothers to their unborn children
About the Millennium Fellow
Alan Mwenya is a young, vibrant and determined young individual with an immense passion for medicine. He is currently pursuing degrees in medicine and surgery (mbchb) at Lusaka Apex Medically university. Born in the small mining town of kitwe, Alan, at a very tender age, developed affection toward the field of medicine owed mostly to his hardworking mother, a registered nurse. Growing up in a third world country with limited resources, he has been working hard to start up programs that help educate the community on the dangers of HIV infection (mother to child transmission and prevention to be specific), and rape culture. Ultimately, Alan’s goal is to help curb HIV infection in infants.